Biotechnology University of Wrocław

Methanosarcina spelaei


Taxonomy

  • Class: Methanomicrobia
  • Order: Methanosarcinales
  • Family: Methanosarcinaceae
  • Genus: Methanosarcina

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 0
  • Temperature max.: 0
  • Temperature optimal min.: 33
  • Temperature optimal max.: 33

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum:
  • pH maximum:
  • pH optimal min.: 6.5
  • pH optimal max.: 6.5

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0
  • NaCl maximal: 0
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0.05
  • NaCl optimal max.: 0.05

Growth rate

  • Growth rate:
  • Doubling time [h]:
  • Growth factor:
  • Growth Stimulators: no

Morphology

  • Motility: 0
  • Shape: Cocci
  • Gram reaction:
  • Cell surface structures (flagella, pili, fimbriae): 0

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 2
  • Width max.: 4
  • Length min.: 2
  • Length max.: 4

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: L. Ganzert et al; 2014; Int J Syst Evol Microbiol; Vol. 64; P. 3478-3484
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: 26047
  • Other collections: JCM 18469
  • Type strain: MC-15
  • G+C content: 39

Environment

  • Reactors: not applicable
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: not applicable
  • Water sediments: yes
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Microorganism was isolated from a floating biofilm on a sulphurous subsurface lake in Movile Cave (Mangalia, Romania)

Substrate

  • H2+CO2: feeds
  • Formate: do not feed on
  • Acetate: feeds
  • Methanol: feeds
  • Methylamin: feeds
  • Di-methylamin: feeds
  • Tri-methylamin: feeds
  • CO: not determined
  • Ethanol: do not feed on
  • 1-propanol: not determined
  • 1-butanol: not determined
  • 2-propanol: not determined
  • Butanol: not determined
  • Cyclopentanol: not determined
  • Isobutanol: not determined
  • Dimethyl sulfide: do not feed on
  • H2+Methanol: not determined
  • Other: